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Tesla electric cars 'no cleaner than petrol rivals' - The Australian

4 hours 42 min ago

The Australian

Tesla electric cars 'no cleaner than petrol rivals'
The Australian
Tesla electric cars, marketed as being among the planet's greenest vehicles, may be behind the production of just as much greenhouse gas as their petrol and diesel equivalents, according to energy analysts. They have calculated the amount of greenhouse ...

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Muddled electric vehicle plans running on low battery - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

10 hours 28 min ago

Hotel Law

Muddled electric vehicle plans running on low battery
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
After all, shallow, knee-jerk statements have been made by various finance ministers and their policy pundits without first planning and developing the electric vehicle charging infrastructure. There were no formal public consultations for drawing up ...
New “accessibility” regulations for electric vehicle charging stationsHotel Law
State Investments in Electric Vehicle Charging InfrastructureThe National Law Review

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Electric, autonomous cars to cause 'pile-up of epic proportions' - CarAdvice

11 hours 25 min ago

CarAdvice

Electric, autonomous cars to cause 'pile-up of epic proportions'
CarAdvice
The "unprecedented" amounts of money being spent on autonomous and electric vehicle development have put the automotive industry on track for a "pile-up of epic proportions" in the coming years. According to a report from consulting firm AlixPartners, ...

Hong Kong's electric dream a step closer as China's demands drive carmakers across the border - South China Morning Post

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 8:41pm

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's electric dream a step closer as China's demands drive carmakers across the border
South China Morning Post
Hong Kong wants to lure new business to the city by turning itself into a production hub for electric vehicle manufacturers – at the expense of its rivals north of the border. A rise in the cost of a production licence on the mainland, which now costs ...

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Electric car facts and figures - 2GB

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 12:05pm

2GB

Electric car facts and figures
2GB
No one doubts that electric cars will make up a significant proportion of the new vehicle market by 2025. For the record, electric vehicles currently make up 0.2 per cent of our car population with 2,284 sold last year. No one will argue with a cleaner ...

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Washington state ranks third in electric vehicle sales; more to do to reach energy goals - KOMO News

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 10:12am

KOMO News

Washington state ranks third in electric vehicle sales; more to do to reach energy goals
KOMO News
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Washington state is ranked in the top three states in terms of electric vehicle sales and market shares and continues to be a leader in green transportation. Ben Farrow, an Electric Vehicle expert and Product Development Manager at ...

Parking Services adds electric vehicle charging stations, looks into future - The Auburn Plainsman

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 10:05am

The Auburn Plainsman

Parking Services adds electric vehicle charging stations, looks into future
The Auburn Plainsman
Auburn University Parking Services has been hard at work during the first months of the summer semester. They have added 14 electric car charging stations to four locations across campus. There are four stations on the first level of the Stadium ...

Veronique de Rugy: Eliminate, Don't Expand, Electric Vehicle Credit - Noozhawk

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 4:26am

The Verge

Veronique de Rugy: Eliminate, Don't Expand, Electric Vehicle Credit
Noozhawk
For manufacturers of electric vehicles, you might expect the accomplishment of moving their 200,000th unit to be met by celebration. However, because the threshold triggers the reduction of a juicy federal handout that props up electric vehicle sales ...
Elon Musk wants cobalt out of his batteries — here's why that's a challengeThe Verge

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Volkswagen to expand 'mega-factory' in China to build more electric vehicles - Electrek

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 2:42am

Electrek

Volkswagen to expand 'mega-factory' in China to build more electric vehicles
Electrek
The Foshan Plant, which is already a giant factory producing around 300,000 vehicles per year for the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture, is going to get a second phase expansion that will see a doubling of the factory's capacity. Volkswagen says that the ...

Electric vehicle charging station installed in Orangeville - Orangeville Banner

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 2:34am

Orangeville Banner

Electric vehicle charging station installed in Orangeville
Orangeville Banner
Two parking spaces at Orangeville Town Hall have access to a new electric vehicle charging station. Electric vehicles have been gaining popularity due to their environmental benefits. Many electric vehicle owners make travelling decisions based on ...
Power Grid Plans To Set Up 26 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations In Three CitiesBloombergQuint

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Six premium electric vehicles in the pipeline - The Globe and Mail

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 1:59am

The Globe and Mail

Six premium electric vehicles in the pipeline
The Globe and Mail
Open this photo in gallery. Mini will present an all-electric series-production model in 2019. Handout. Already with 10 electric vehicles in production, up next for BMW is the Mini being engineered for urban driving. Range and battery size unknown at ...

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Conservative poll says Americans resent electric-car tax credits - Green Car Reports

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 11:53pm

Green Car Reports

Conservative poll says Americans resent electric-car tax credits
Green Car Reports
Results of a study released Tuesday by the American Energy Alliance found that most voters object to tax credits for electric cars. Tellingly, the poll also shows that the public generally supports electric cars themselves. Two-thirds said they are ...

A first timeline for Volvo's fully electric cars - CTV News

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 11:20pm

CTV News

A first timeline for Volvo's fully electric cars
CTV News
The group's first fully electric vehicle will be the Polestar 2, from Volvo Cars' Polestar performance company and brand. This electric sedan is billed as a rival for the Tesla Model 3 and is due out at the end of 2019. This will be followed by the ...

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Commentary: There's a better answer than electric cars - Fairfield Daily Republic

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:57pm

Commentary: There's a better answer than electric cars
Fairfield Daily Republic
Erich Sixt, chairman and chief executive officer of the Pullach, Germany-based global car rental company that bears his family's name, recently described electric cars as a “costly political error” given their still inferior range, long charging times ...

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Why are electric cars all the rage? - Irish Tech News

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 8:05pm

Irish Tech News

Why are electric cars all the rage?
Irish Tech News
Electric cars are the talk of the town as they are undoubtedly the future of automotive industry. Governments across the world are in favor of these low-emission vehicles to save their environments while brands from Maserati to Mazda are either ...

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Electric vehicle networks need to be open, smart, clean and equitable - www.businessgreen.com

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 6:54pm

www.businessgreen.com

Electric vehicle networks need to be open, smart, clean and equitable
www.businessgreen.com
A group of major automakers, utilities, tech companies, environmental firms and industry groups have come together to outline best practices to help build electric vehicle charging networks that are open, smart, clean and equitable. The agreement ...

Buses, delivery vans and garbage trucks are the electric vehicles next door - Seattle Times

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 11:06am

Seattle Times

Buses, delivery vans and garbage trucks are the electric vehicles next door
Seattle Times
As American car buyers cautiously dip their toes into the world of electric vehicles, pondering issues such as cost, charging times and driving range, big businesses and some government agencies are going in headfirst. The Antelope Valley Transit ...

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Govt to scrap subsidy for private electric cars - Times of India

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 7:15am

Times of India

Govt to scrap subsidy for private electric cars
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The Centre plans to scrap cash incentives currently offered to buyers of electric cars despite having incentivised these clean fuel technologies till just a few months back. The move, experts said, will further dampen sales of private ...

Carbon ion batteries could charge electric vehicles to full capacity in five minutes, says ZapGo CEO - FreightWaves

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 4:24am

FreightWaves

Carbon ion batteries could charge electric vehicles to full capacity in five minutes, says ZapGo CEO
FreightWaves
At this point in time, the world witnesses discussions on transport emissions at a scale that it has never seen before. Electric vehicles (EV), albeit a tiny percentage on the roads, is showing stupendous growth this decade with a 45% increase in 2017 ...

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Will Porsche's Electric Car Push Take Down Tesla? - TheStreet.com

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 3:01am

TheStreet.com

Will Porsche's Electric Car Push Take Down Tesla?
TheStreet.com
(GM) recently said it will up its production of the Chevy Bolt as global demand for the mid-priced all-electric sedan remains high. Further, the Detroit-based automaker says it plans to introduce 20 electric vehicles globally by 2023. It's not alone ...

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